Mia Curran

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Research Interests

  • Major: Art since 1900
  • Minor: Latin American Art


  • M.A., Art History, The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • B.A., Art History (Magna Cum Laude), Georgetown University

Modern art, with focuses on the politics of self-representation, ancestralisms across the 20th century, diasporic and transnational networks of exchange, critical race theory, print culture and the circulation of modernism

Mia is a Graduate Teaching Fellow at Hunter College. Prior to joining the program, she was a senior curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum, where she worked on the collection-based exhibitions America is Hard to See and Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection. Before the Whitney, she was a 12-month intern in the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA and has held internships at Tate Britain, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.